A mass of 5 kg is suspended by a rope of length 2 m from a ceiling. A force of 50 N in the horizontal direction is applied at the mid-point of the rope. The angle made by the rope with the vertical, in equilibrium is

Q: A mass of 5 kg is suspended by a rope of length 2 m from a ceiling. A force of 50 N in the horizontal direction is applied at the mid-point of the rope. The angle made by the rope with the vertical, in equilibrium is

(a) 50°

(b) 60°

(c) 30°

(d) 45°

Ans: (d)